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AGENCY:

Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.

DATES:

Effective: September 30, 2016.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Hada Flowers, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20405, 202-501-4755. Please cite FAC 2005-91, Technical Amendments.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In order to update certain elements in 48 CFR parts 1, 4, 22, 23, 26, and 52 this document makes editorial changes to the FAR.

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List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 1, 4, 22, 23, 26, and 52

  • Government procurement
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Dated: September 19, 2016.

William F. Clark,

Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.

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Therefore, DoD, GSA, and NASA amend 48 CFR parts 1, 4, 22, 23, 26, and 52, as set forth below:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 1, 4, 22, 23, 26, and 52 continues to read as follow:

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Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 51 U.S.C. 20113.

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PART 1—FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS SYSTEM

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2. Amend section 1.603-1 by removing “ 41 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)(F)” and adding “41 U.S.C. 1702(b)(3)(G)” in its place.

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PART 4—ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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3. Amend section 4.1400 by removing “ http://usaspending.gov” and adding “https://www.usaspending.gov” in its place.

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PART 22—APPLICATION OF LABOR LAWS TO GOVERNMENT ACQUISITIONS

[Amended]
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4. Amend section 22.805 by removing from paragraph (a)(4)(i) http://www.dol-esa.gov/​preaward/​ and adding “https://ofccp.dol-esa.gov/​preaward/​pa_​reg.html” in its place.

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PART 23—ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENCY, RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES, OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, AND DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

[Amended]
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5. Amend section 23.704 by removing from paragraphs (b)(1)(iv) and (b)(2) “ www.epa.gov/​epeat and adding “https://www.epa.gov/​greenerproducts/​epas-recommendations-specifications-standards-and-ecolabels” in its place.

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PART 26—OTHER SOCIOECONOMIC PROGRAMS

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6. Amend section 26.103 by revising paragraph (b) to read as follows:

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Procedures.
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(b) In the event of a challenge to the representation of a subcontractor, the contracting officer shall refer the matter to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Attn: Acquisition Management Director, 12220 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191. The BIA will determine the eligibility and notify the contracting officer.

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PART 52—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES

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7. Amend section 52.234-1 by revising the section and clause headings and the definition “Title III project contractor” to read as follows:

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Industrial Resources Developed Under Title III, Defense Production Act.
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Industrial Resources Developed Under Title III, Defense Production Act (Sep 2016)

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(a) Definitions.

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Title III project contractor means a contractor that has received assistance for the development or manufacture of an industrial resource under Title III of Defense Production Act (50 U.S.C. App. 2091-2093).

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[FR Doc. 2016-23205 Filed 9-29-16; 8:45 am]

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